McAsey is contracted to the Crows for next season, however has found opportunities hard to come by at West Lakes since joining Adelaide as the sixth overall selection from the 2019 National Draft.
The 21-year-old has played 10 games at senior level in three seasons, all coming in his debut campaign of 2020.
Reports from August suggested McAsey was destined to join Carlton this off-season, with the versatile young tall now revealed to be heading to Victoria after discussions with a rival club.
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“It's not that it hasn't worked necessarily. The expectation is huge when you're a top 10 pick, so there's a lot of pressure that comes with that, especially in a town like Adelaide where we are passionate about our footy,” Nicks said on SEN SA Breakfast in August.
“For Fischer, it has been a pretty tough road. He's put his head down, he's working so hard to get his game back to certain levels.
“Now, there were a number of reasons why early it wasn't working for him. Things happening off-field, a couple of challenges that he was faced with, but in saying that he's started working really hard on his footy."
McAsey is capable of playing at either end of the field, having been utilised in attack for Adelaide's SANFL side this year.